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By Alice Calaprice,Daniel Kennefick,Robert Schulmann

This is the one such a lot whole consultant to Albert Einstein's lifestyles and paintings for college students, researchers, and browsers alike. Written via 3 major Einstein students who draw on their mixed wealth of workmanship won in the course of their paintings at the gathered Papers of Albert Einstein, this authoritative and obtainable reference gains multiple hundred entries and is split into 3 components overlaying the non-public, clinical, and public spheres of Einstein’s life.

An Einstein Encyclopedia includes entries on Einstein’s start and dying, relations and romantic relationships, honors and awards, academic associations the place he studied and labored, citizenships and immigration to the USA, spare time activities and travels, plus the folk he befriended and the background of his information and the Einstein Papers undertaking. Entries on Einstein’s medical theories offer valuable historical past and context, in addition to information about his assistants, collaborators, and competitors, in addition to physics thoughts on the topic of his paintings. assurance of Einstein’s position in public lifestyles comprises entries on his Jewish identification, humanitarian and civil rights involvements, political and academic philosophies, faith, and more.

Commemorating the hundredth anniversary of the speculation of basic relativity, An Einstein Encyclopedia additionally features a chronology of Einstein’s existence and appendixes that supply info for additional interpreting and examine, together with an annotated record of a range of Einstein’s courses and a assessment of chosen books approximately Einstein.

  • More than a hundred entries hide the wealthy info of Einstein’s own, expert, and public life
  • Authoritative entries clarify Einstein’s kin relationships, medical achievements, political actions, non secular perspectives, and more
  • More than forty illustrations comprise pictures of Einstein and his circle plus archival materials
  • A chronology of Einstein’s lifestyles, appendixes, and recommendations for additional examining offer crucial info for additional research

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